Margaret Dalrymple Horn Elphinstone, Daughter of General Robert Dalrymple Horn Elphinstone of Logie Elphinstone and Wife of Sir Robert Burnett of Leys
Scotland gained independence in after Robert the Bruce defeated the English army at the Battle of Bannockburn. My direct ancestor, William Braveheart Wallace, fought Robert the Bruce, who is my husband's direct ancestor.
Mauchline tartan ware book cover with Burns' portrait
Alice Mary Hunter Blair, Wife of Charles Dalrymple of Newhailes
The Coat of Arms of the Burnetts of Leys contains a Hunting Horn and three Holly Leaves. This was gifted by Robert the Bruce
ROBERT de BRUS 1st LORD BRUS 6th Lord of Annandale 1243-1304 son of ROBERT de BRUCE "The Competitor" and ISABELLA de CLARE of Gloucester and Hertford. 27 year old ROBERT de BRUS was in the Ninth Crusade when Adam de Kilconquhar, one of his companion-in-arms fell in 1270. Robert was obliged to travel to tell Adam's widow MARJORIE of CARRICK. Marjorie was so taken with him that she held him captive until he agreed to marry her-he did in 1271. Parents of KING ROBERT THE BRUCE. 21st G…